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Taking the Leap: From Fan Fiction to Original Fiction

October 23, 2018

How to Write Fiction: How to move from writing Fan Fiction into writing Original work!

This week we're changing things up! Today, I (Rebecca) am in the hotseat and Holly discusses with me the topic chosen by a listener: fan fiction and how to make the move over to original fiction.

A decent portion of us writers start off with fan fiction - or move into it early on while building our skillset - and are thrilled with the results. If your goal is to break away, the pros of writing fan fiction can make getting out difficult.  It was my goal to write my own fiction and hopefully the discussion of what I did to begin creating original work will help you build your own path.

Even if you have never written a word of fan fiction I believe this episode could still be of service to you.

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